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The governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has urged residents to observe set guidelines to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) amid electioneering campaigns as death toll for the virus in the state hits 82.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has felicitated with Muslims on the occasion of Eid-El-Kabir, urging them to reflect on the key messages of the event which are sacrifice and penitence.
Reacting to the delay in conducting council polls, Abia State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has issued an ultimatum to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to conduct election into the councils.
The crisis rocking Edo state All Progressives Congress (APC) continued on Friday as a group Concerned Edo Citizens Forum, (CECF) has cautioned political parties against the adoption of direct primary to select its candidate for the September governorship election citing the rampaging COVID-19 pandemic.
Mr Akin Oke, chairman, Oyo State All Progressives Congress (APC) Working Committee, says the party has suspended all political activities as part of efforts to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus in the state.
Factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo state, Barr. Anselm Ojezua, on Tuesday said that the embattled national chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has learnt a lot of lessons these past few days.
The Governor of Ondo State and the Chairman Western Nigeria Governors (WNGF), Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has said the Amotekun will not participate in any political activities.
Barcelona’s home match against Real Madrid, scheduled for December 18, has been pushed into doubt due to a communique released by Tsunami Democratic on Tuesday.
Ousted president Omar al-Bashir's party on Friday condemned Sudan's new "illegal government" for ordering its closure and the dismantling of his regime that ruled the country for 30 years.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday ordered authorities to release detained supporters of the outlawed opposition and appealed to activists who fled the country to return home, local media reported.
The Action Alliance (AA) has asked the Police to take immediate steps and arrest Mr. Kenneth Udeze, its suspended National Chairman, for impersonation.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent Freedom of Information requests to President Muhammadu Buhari and the 36 state governors in Nigeria requesting them to use their “good offices and leadership positions to urgently provide information on specific details of spending of appropriated public funds as security votes between 2011 and 2019.”
Many residents of Sagamu, Ogun State, have yet to come to terms with the news of the postponement of the Saturday elections.
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Recall that the group, which has been providing administrative support and fundraising for the group had said it would no longer accept donations for the campaign, which seeks an end to police brutality and the disbandment of the police’s tactical special units – SARS and SWAT. Their decision followed President Buhari’s Thursday night’s national broadcast which asked protesters to get off the streets as violence and anarchy reigned.
Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.
According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the governor, Christian Ita, the curfew followed “the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality in the state by hoodlums.”
Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Friday urged all tiers of government to urgently implement policies that would address the grievances of citizens.
The result, which was a vindication to Evo Morales’s MAS party, also gave majorities in both houses of Congress.
#EndSARS: President Buhari urges protesters to resist temptation of being used by subversive elements
President Muhammadu Buhari has again appealed to #EndSARS protesters to resist the temptation of being used by some subversive elements to cause chaos with the aim of truncating the nation’s nascent democracy.
Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Thursday, expressed disappointment with the broadcast of President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night.
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today condemned recent attacks against journalists and media houses in some parts of the country, particularly in Lagos, by State and non-State actors in the wake of the #EndSARS protests, describing the actions as reprehensible acts of intimidation and reprisals against media workers and organizations engaged in the lawful pursuit of their professional functions.
Two civil rights movements under the aegis of Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Wednesday, lent its voice to the killing of #EndSARS protesters by security operatives in Lagos but warned that Nigeria may return to its pariah status in the comity of nations witnessed during the regime of late General Sani Abacha.
Residents have expressed panic over a renewed clash between Hausa and Yoruba youths at Fagba, Iju Ishaga area of Lagos State.